Professor Karin Verspoor

  • Room: Level: 03 Room: 3.27
  • Building: Doug McDonell Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Bioinformatics and Computational Bioscience
  • Biomedical Natural Language Processing (Text Mining)
  • Health informatics (Biomedical ontologies)

Personal webpage

http://www.textminingscience.com

Recent publications

  1. Hameed P, Verspoor C, Kusljic S, Halgamuge S. A two-tiered unsupervised clustering approach for drug repositioning through heterogeneous data integration. BMC BIOINFORMATICS. Biomed Central. 2018, Vol. 19, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1186/s12859-018-2123-4
  2. Downie L, Makrai E, Bonggotgetsakul Y, Dirito LJ, Kristo K, Pham M-AN, You M, Verspoor C, Pianta M. Appraising the Quality of Systematic Reviews for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Interventions A Systematic Review. JAMA OPHTHALMOLOGY. American Medical Association. 2018, Vol. 136, Issue 9. DOI: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.2620
  3. Chen Q, Panyam NC, Elangovan A, Verspoor C. BioCreative VI Precision Medicine Track system performance is constrained by entity recognition and variations in corpus characteristics. DATABASE-THE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL DATABASES AND CURATION. Oxford University Press. 2018, Vol. 2018. DOI: 10.1093/database/bay122
  4. Verspoor C, Ofoghi B, Robles Granda M. CommViz: Visualization of semantic patterns in large social communication networks. Information Visualization. Sage Publications. 2018, Vol. 17, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1177/1473871617693039
  5. Chen Q, Wan Y, Zhang X, Lei Y, Zobel J, Verspoor C. Comparative Analysis of Sequence Clustering Methods for Deduplication of Biological Databases. ACM JOURNAL OF DATA AND INFORMATION QUALITY. Association for Computing Machinery Inc.. 2018, Vol. 9, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1145/3131611
  6. Pianta M, Makrai E, Verspoor C, Cohn T, Downie L. Crowdsourcing critical appraisal of research evidence (CrowdCARE) was found to be a valid approach to assessing clinical research quality. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY. Pergamon-Elsevier Science. 2018, Vol. 104. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.07.015
  7. Hoogeveen D, Bennett A, Li Y, Verspoor C, Baldwin T. Detecting misflagged duplicate questions in community question-answering archives. 12th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2018. 2018.
  8. Panyam NC, Verspoor C, Cohn T, Kotagiri R. Exploiting graph kernels for high performance biomedical relation extraction. JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL SEMANTICS. Biomed Central. 2018, Vol. 9. DOI: 10.1186/s13326-017-0168-3
  9. Lu Y, Sinnott R, Verspoor C, Parampalli U. Privacy-Preserving Access Control in Electronic Health Record Linkage. Proceedings - 17th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications and 12th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering, Trustcom/BigDataSE 2018. 2018. DOI: 10.1109/TrustCom/BigDataSE.2018.00151
  10. Chen Q, Zhang X, Wan Y, Zobel J, Verspoor C. Search Effectiveness in Nonredundant Sequence Databases: Assessments and Solutions.. J Comput Biol. Mary Ann Liebert Publishers. 2018. DOI: 10.1089/cmb.2018.0198
  11. Lu Y, Sinnott R, Verspoor C. Semantic-Based Policy Composition for Privacy-Demanding Data Linkage. Proceedings - 17th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications and 12th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering, Trustcom/BigDataSE 2018. 2018. DOI: 10.1109/TrustCom/BigDataSE.2018.00060
  12. Romano S, Nguyen X, Verspoor C, Bailey J. The randomized information coefficient: assessing dependencies in noisy data. MACHINE LEARNING. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2018, Vol. 107, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1007/s10994-017-5664-2
  13. Pang C, Chang S, Verspoor C, Clavisi O. The Use of Web-Based Technologies in Health Research Participation: Qualitative Study of Consumer and Researcher Experiences. JOURNAL OF MEDICAL INTERNET RESEARCH. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2018, Vol. 20, Issue 10. DOI: 10.2196/12094
  14. Hoogeveen D, Wang L, Baldwin T, Verspoor C. Web forum retrieval and text analytics: A survey. Foundations and Trends in Information Retrieval. 2018, Vol. 12, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1561/1500000062
  15. Lu Y, Sinnott R, Verspoor C. A Semantic-Based K-Anonymity Scheme for Health Record Linkage. 25th Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC). IOS Press. 2017, Vol. 239. Editors: Ryan A, Schaper LK, Whetton S. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-783-2-84

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